GMTI-C07 Heart of Myanmar

Tour name          -    Heart of Myanmar

Tour fields          -    Yangon – Heho - Inle Lake- Golden Rock – Bago - Yangon

Tour essence     -    The wonderful position of Golden rock ( No technical solution)The rich Buddhist edificesAuthentic nature based journeyDiverse Shan ethnic and way of life Country areas, life style and agricultureEcotourism

Day 01  Arrival Yangon –Yangon Sightseeing                                                                                                     (  - / - / -)

Arrive at Yangon International Airport and welcome by our licensed tour guide. Upon arrival, transfer to hotel for check in (official check-in 14:00) and take a relax for a while. Then, visit to “Chaukhtathgyi Pagoda” it is the fourth largest colossal reclining image in Myanmar and 67m long. In the evening, visit the most magnificent and spectacular religious edifice, Shwedagon Pagoda before the sun set and enjoy the beauty stupa while it changes the shining of gold in different tones according to the radiant of the setting sun. Enjoy dinner at famous floating Karaweik Palace Restaurant with traditional cultural dance.

Day 02  Yangon –Heho-Inle Sight Seeing                                                                                                   (  - / - / -)

After breakfast, transfer to Yangon domestic airport for the flight to Heho airport and drive to Nyaung Shwe, a small town at the northern end of Inle Lake. From here take a boat for the transfer to your hotel in Inle Lake.  Inle lake exists 970 meters above the sea level and the home land of Inthar tribe. Upon arrival, visit the regional rotating market place held in every fifth day around the lake if today coincides with the market day. And visit to Phaungdawoo Pagoda, famous for its richly gilded five small Buddha images and its history, Ngaphechaung monastery (known as jumping cat monastery for trained jumping cats), over 160 years old monastery with its collection of ancient artifacts. Other attractions include unique leg-rowing style and fishing method of the Innthar; floating gardens and vegetable plantations; weaving factory and black smith.



Day 03  Inle-Heho-Yangon-Golden Rock                                                                              (  - / - / -)

After breakfast, you will be transferred by boat to Nyaung Shwe and drive to Heho airport for the flight to Yangon. Upon arrival, enjoy a scenic journey by road to Kyaik Hto to visit the Kyaik Hti Yoe pagoda (driving hour about 4 hours). On the way to Kyaik Hti Yoe pagoda, visit to over a thousand years old “Shwe Maw Daw Pagoda” was originally built by the Mon to a height to 23 meters in the 8th century and was rebuilt higher several times until it finally reached its present 114 meter stature in 1954, the highest pagoda in Myanmar. Lunch at local restaurant. After lunch, the tour will continue to one of Myanmar’ landmarks, which is famous for its precarious position and religious importance: KYAIKHTIYOE the ‘Goldeden Rock Pagoda’ a huge boulder completely covered by gold leaf and Precariously balanced on the edge of the cliff. You will proceed to the Kin Pun base camp. From the Kin Pun base camp the journey is made in open trucks, which are very crowded. Upon arrival, watch the beauty of sunset or dawn at this important pilgrimage site.


Day 04  Golden Pagoda-Bago-Yangon                                                                                                   (  - / - / -)

After breakfast, back to Yangon via Bago. Bago sightseeing includes “Kanbawzathardi Palace” the famous palace of King Bayinnaung (1551-1581 A.D.) is being extensively excavated and some buildings are being rebuilt. Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant in Bago. Visit to “Shwethalyaung Pagoda” Built in 994 AD by King Mingadippa, It is 55 meters long and 16 meters high. Proceed to “Kyeik Pun Pagoda” and it was built by King Dhamma Zedi in 1476 A.D, four gigantic Buddha images all in sitting posture facing the four cardinal points of the compass. After sightseeing, be continuous to Yangon. Arrive Yangon and transfer to hotel.


Day 05 Yangon-Sight Seeing Departure                                                                                                   (  - / - / -)

After breakfast, explore Yangon this morning sightseeing starts to discover the colorful Yangon city center with a close look at the local life of the historical city and takes you to the Landmark of the city centre, Sule Pagoda, City Hall and other colonial buildings and photo stop at the Mahabandoola Park to see the colonial courthouse and independence monument. Then shopping at the well-known “Bogyoke Aung San Market” (former Scott’s market), where one can buy many items in one place. This Market was built in British colonial times and has a colonial shape. Depending upon the flight time, you will be transferred to the airport for your departure flight.

Note: The above ready made programme is subject to change or alters or substitution with or without prior notice due to the factors such as weather, actual domestic flight availability, road transport condition, other unforeseen event(s), clients personal nature and etc.

         Please take note for your information that the tour leader and guide can adjust the time of all excursions and it depends on the interest of the clients upon the sightseeing and also on the condition of destination carriers


Hotel Utilised:

Destinations Standard(At mountain base camp) Superior ( At hill top)
Kyaikhtiyo Golden sunrise or

Shwe Hin thar hotel

Mountain Top or Kyaikhto hotel or    Yoe Yoe Lay (3), just next of precinct


Services include:

  • Accommodation with breakfast only
  • Transfers and transportation by private A/C vehicles
  • Common truck( Base camp to top of mountain)
  • entrance fees where mentioned in the programme
  • Airport porters, mineral water, refreshing towels
  • English speaking guide

Services exclude:

  • Any lunch & Dinner( except compulsory in service)
  • Drinks, Beverages, Tips, Personal expenses
  • Services not mentioned in the service include part
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